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Do you have more books than shelf space? Give yourself some extra storage space by installing standard-and-bracket shelves. Installing these types o...
I wanted to put all of our various books and magazines in one spot to start on my eventual goal of having a multiple story library, complete with ladd...
The ease of installing stand-and-bracket shelving comes at a cost. I spent $100 at Home Depot getting 3 standards (the rails), 15 brackets, 5 10 in x...
Clear our the area where you want install shelves. Then, find and mark the location of studs (again, I prefer using a magnet). Install the first sta...
Mount the other standards to the wall. Attach two brackets and use the level as a shelf to ensure the shelves will sit horizontally. Again, with one...
I took a few scrap pieces of wood to create a back stop for the books. Without the backstop, if you pushed the books against the wall, you can't slid...
Arrange, alphabetize, or sort your books by color. For me, this was the longest part of the project.
I live in an earthquake-prone area. So, after I was satisfied with the height of the shelves, I drove 1 1/4 in screws through the brackets into the s...
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